Lot 419
  • 419

From the Heights of Science: A Soviet porcelain plate, State Porcelain Factory, Petrograd, 1921

6,000 - 8,000 GBP
27,500 GBP
bidding is closed


  • porcelain
after the design by Sergei Chekhonin, with a Russian inscription 'From the heights of science you will see the dawn of the new day sooner than from the below, from the depth of trivial turmoil of everyday life', with hammer, sickle and cog dated 1921

Catalogue Note

For further information, please see T. Nosovich, I. Popova, Gosudarstvenniy Farforoviy Zavod, St Petersburg, 2005, p. 234 and N. Lobanov-Rostovksy, Revolutionary Ceramics, Soviet Porcelain 1917-1927, London, 1990, p. 43.